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  • n. Plural form of ligament.

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Examples

  • -- The ligaments here involved are the four volar ligaments described by Sisson [24] as follows: "The _volar ligaments_ (Ligg

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  • Fibrous proteins, such as collagen, join together in stout ropes, which we call ligaments and tendons.

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  • I mean yes, the nausea sucks, the discomfort of stretching skin and muscle and ligaments is no fun, and the repeat bathroom visits are getting old.

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  • The same medical technology used to image brain tumors and torn knee ligaments is now taking the field of marine biology to a new dimension by allowing anyone with Internet access to examine fish as never before.

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  • They form the bones, supply the elastic pads at the ends of the bones, and furnish strong bands, called ligaments, for fastening the bones together.

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  • The joints are strengthened by strong fibrous bands called ligaments, which extend between the bones forming the joint.

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  • "Leigh has an acute sprain to his ankle, but the scan has revealed no further disruption to the ligaments, which is much more positive news than was first feared," said Wales team physiotherapist Mark Davies.

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  • Wales physiotherapist Mark Davies said: Leigh has an acute sprain to his ankle, but the scan has revealed no further disruption to the ligaments, which is much more positive news than was first feared.

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  • This technique minimizes disruption of muscles or ligaments, which is often the cause of pain for many patients post-surgery.

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  • Arsenal have suffered another injury blow with the news that they will be without Theo Walcott for "four to six weeks" because of strained ankle ligaments, meaning the winger could miss half of the club's Champions League group games.

    Theo Walcott faces four to six weeks out after suffering ankle injury

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